Chime Travelers Series Recognized Among Best Catholic Books for 2016


We're Winners! CPA 2016
We’re very happy to announce that Lisa Hendey’s Chime Travelers Book #1 The Secret of the Shamrock recently earned a Catholic Press Association award in the Best Children’s Book category! Being recognized among the wonderful books listed below is a true honor. We recommend that you check out all of the award winners listed here to add some terrific new titles to your children’s library.

First Place

When God Was a Little Girl by David R. Weiss (author) and Joan Hernandez Lindeman (illustrator), ACTA Publications

Second Place

The Secret of the Shamrock, Chime Travelers Series by Lisa M. Hendey, Franciscan Media

Third Place

Before I Sleep I Say Thank You by Carol Gordon Ekster, Pauline Books & Media

Honorable Mentions

Just for Today by Saint John XXIII, illustrated by Bimba Landmann, Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Drop By Drop by USCCB Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development, Loyola Press

Click here to order all of the titles from the Chime Travelers series


About Author

Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of and the bestselling author of the Chime Travelers children's fiction series, The Grace of Yes, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN and CatholicTV. Hendey hosted “Catholic Moments” on Radio Maria and is the technology contributor for EWTN’s SonRise Morning Show. Lisa's articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic technology and communications topics. She was selected as an Elizabeth Egan Journalism Fellow, attended the Vatican Bloggers Meeting, the “Bishops and Bloggers” meeting and has written internationally on the work of Catholic Relief Services and Unbound. Hendey lives with her family in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Visit Lisa at for information on her speaking schedule or to invite her to visit your group, parish or organization.

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